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Desmarestia herbacea subsp. firma (C.Agardh) A.F.Peters, E.C.Yang, F.C.Küpper & Prud'Homme van Reine

Publication details
Desmarestia herbacea subsp. firma (C.Agardh) A.F.Peters, E.C.Yang, F.C.Küpper & Prud'Homme van Reine in Yang et al. 2014: 163

Published in: Yang, E.C., Peters, A.F., Kawai, H., Stern, R., Hanyuda, T., Bárbara, I., Müller, D.G., Strittmatter, M., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Küpper, F.C. (2014). Ligulate Desmarestia (Desmarestiales, Phaeophyceae) revisited: D. japonica sp. nov. and D. dudresnayi differ from D. ligulata. Journal of Phycology 50(1): 149-166.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Desmarestia is Desmarestia aculeata (Linnaeus) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sporochnus herbaceus var. firma C.Agardh

Type information
Lectotype locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 638). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting J. Agardh (1848b: 169) for more information on the lectotype of this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), herbaceous, not woody.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sporochnus herbaceus var. firma C.Agardh 1824
Desmarestia firma (C.Agardh) Skottsberg 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

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